Phyllis Tickle gets rave reviews for her entertaining yet grounded
observations of contemporary life and religious trends. As a speaker
in the McMichael Lecture Series at St. Paul's, Fayetteville, she lead
a forum on Christian Formation and presented a lecture, "The Church
and the Believer" on November 5, 2006.
The author of some two dozen books, Tickle is well known for her
series of prayers, The Divine Hours, and the widely acclaimed and
best-selling "Stories from The Farm in Lucy"; trilogy. In The Night
Offices, newly published, she offers prayers, psalms, hymn texts and
other readings, covering the hours from late evening to early morning.
For many years Contributing Editor in Religion to Publishers Weekly,
Tickle is frequently quoted in sources such as USA Today, Christian
Science Monitor, New York Times, PBS, NPR, and The Hallmark Channel.
A member of the Episcopal Church, Tickle has served as a Lay
Eucharistic Minister and Lay Reader as well as, from time to time,
a vestry member and teacher. She serves on a number of advisory and
corporate boards. She is the mother of seven children and, with her
physician-husband, makes her home on a small farm in rural West
More information about Phyllis Tickle can be found at http://www.phyllistickle.com.